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How do I create a VPS on a dedicated server?

Last updated on September 25, 2022 @ 2:57 pm

A VPS is a Virtual Private Server, which means that it’s a server that’s located on a remote server, and that you can use it to run your own web applications, or to host other types of software.

The most common use of a VPS is to run a web application. This is because a VPS gives you more control over the server than you would have if you were running the application on a dedicated server.

For example, you can run the application on a VPS using a different operating system than the one that the server is running, or you can use a different web server. .

PRO TIP: If you are not familiar with dedicated servers, it is not recommended that you attempt to create a VPS on one. This could result in data loss or corruption, and may even render your server unusable. If you are not sure how to proceed, please seek professional assistance.

Another reason to use a VPS is to host other types of software. For example, you might use a VPS to host a database server, or a web server.

The final reason to use a VPS is to provide a more stable environment. On a dedicated server, the server is typically configured to run one application at a time.

If that application requires a lot of resources, the server can start to slow down as other applications try to use the same resources.

A VPS, on the other hand, is typically configured as a server farm. This means that the server can run multiple applications at the same time, without the server slowing down.

Drew Clemente

Drew Clemente

Devops & Sysadmin engineer. I basically build infrastructure online.